School of Medicine researcher awarded NIH IGNITE grant to develop drug candidate for genetic diseaseFebruary 18, 2016
Dr. Elliot J. Androphy, the Kampen-Norins Professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the IU School of Medicine, has received an IGNITE grant by the National Institutes of Health to develop a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.
February 18, 2016
Adults with prediabetes following a weight management program with a prediabetes-specific component at Weight Watchers lost significantly more weight and experienced better blood glucose control than those following a self-initiated program.
February 17, 2016
Children with cancer who visit emergency departments frequently may be doing so because it's an integral part of their care
February 5, 2016
The five new distinguished professors are Katy Börner, Roger P. Hangarter, Stanley Ritchie and Eliot R. Smith of IU Bloomington and Dr. Bruce Molitoris of the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis.
February 2, 2016
The World Health Organization has designated the Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern, paving the way for more funding and manpower to fight the mosquito-borne pathogen.
January 28, 2016
Study finds that individuals with fewer than 12 years of schooling benefit more from cognitive training than their more highly educated counterparts.
January 27, 2016
The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute appoints internationally recognized diabetes and metabolic disease research scientist Raghu Mirmira, M.D., Ph.D., as the first Indiana Research Fellow and interim scientific director for the institute.
¬¬¬IU Simon Cancer Center joins nations cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer preventionJanuary 27, 2016
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center has joined with the other 68 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement calling for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.